publication . Article . 2014

Criteria evaluation for the Selection of Physical activity Images for School Textbooks that are Free of Stereotypes

Ana REY CAO; M.ª Inés Inés TÁBOAS PAIS; Alba GONZÁLEZ PALOMARES;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014 Journal: Enseñanza & Teaching (issn: 2386-3919, eissn: 2386-3927, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca
Abstract
This article presents a series of evaluation criteria for the selection of physical activity images for school textbooks that are free of stereotypes. School textbooks are purveyors of information that does not always maintain an unequivocal relationship with regards to the knowledge that is supposed to be imparted. The selection of textbook content should be consistent with the goals of the education system but research has shown that the visual content of textbooks does not generally achieve this aim. Images used in textbooks mask prejudices behind a facade of neutrality and they reproduce stereotypes of inequality that affect the most vulnerable societal coll...
Subjects
free text keywords: libro de texto, estereotipo, prejuicio, evaluación, imagen, educación física, Education (General), L7-991
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